The Chanteclaire Farm Tasting Event

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Twice a year Chanteclaire Farm hosts a tasting event for our contracted couples.  The group tasting allows us to prepare all of our most popular recipes, including specialty items like our famous cornmeal and honey cake.  It's also a time when Leigh gets to guide couples through the stages of their wedding day, giving invaluable advice as to how to create the best wedding experience for the couple and their guests.  Each April and September, about twenty- of our couples and their families gather at the farm to participate in this all day event.  

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray                            Leigh conferring with Ann, our booking manager, on the day's events.

Photocredit: Shannon Gray                            Leigh conferring with Ann, our booking manager, on the day's events.

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray                                              A Chanteclaire team member prepares for beverage service.

Photocredit: Shannon Gray                                              A Chanteclaire team member prepares for beverage service.

Our guests began their tasting experience in the lower grange, home of our cocktail hour.  They sipped on our signature lemonades while discussing event timing, rehearsal dinners, and decorative ideas.

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

The tasting continued upstairs in the dining room where our receptions are held.  Tablescapes were created with items from Chanteclaire's treasure trove of decorative accessories (available for use by our couples).  Our linen options were laid out so color choices could be explored.

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Our kitchen staff was busy preparing and plating the many entree and side dish options available for tasting.

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray                                                        

Photocredit: Shannon Gray                                                        

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Outside Baby Blue and Beau Coup were available for a peek.  Couples can reserve the classic car or truck for photo ops or a ride to and from their ceremony.

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Cake tasting is always a sweet finale for the event, especially when it includes our favorite pie and cookie flavors too.

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

 Photocredit: Shannon Gray

Photocredit: Shannon Gray

We want to thank each of you for attending, and hope that you found the information as helpful as the food was delicious.  We'd like to thank Shannon Gray for being with us for the event, and the beautiful photography she captured.